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Needham is a small village in Norfolk, England. It covers an area of 4.69 km2 (1.81 sq mi) and had a population of 310 in 129 households at the 2001 census,[1] falling marginally to 309 at the 2011 census.[2]

Needham
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Needham St Peter
Needham is located in Norfolk
Needham
Needham
Location within Norfolk
Area4.69 km2 (1.81 sq mi)
Population309 
• Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTM227814
Civil parish
  • Needham
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHARLESTON
Postcode districtIP20
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
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UK
England
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52°23′09″N 1°16′16″E / 52.38576°N 1.27121°E / 52.38576; 1.27121Coordinates: 52°23′09″N 1°16′16″E / 52.38576°N 1.27121°E / 52.38576; 1.27121

Its church, St Peter, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.

References in popular cultureEdit

  • The television series The West Wing had a recurring character named, "Lord John Marbury, Earl of Croy, Marquess of Needham and Dolby, Baronet of Brycey."

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Needham parish information". South Norfolk Council. 28 November 2007. Archived from the original on 15 October 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 9 September 2015.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Needham, Norfolk at Wikimedia Commons